The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Psychology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Psychology
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 257 268
Rank change year-on-year +24 +11  
Contract jobs citing Psychology 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.079% 0.15% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.18% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £288 £325 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.53% -38.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £325 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +4.12% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Psychology is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6343 7314 7622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.05% 81.98% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 4473 4397
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 272 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Psychology
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Psychology as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Psychology in the South East

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Psychology in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Psychology in the South East

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Psychology in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Psychology in the South East

Psychology
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Psychology in the South East

Psychology
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +8 2 £400 +23.07% 1
Berkshire - 2 £170 -
Kent - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Psychology
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Psychology.

1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Degree
2 17 (60.71%) Usability Testing
2 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (50.00%) User Experience
3 14 (50.00%) Market Research
3 14 (50.00%) Customer Insight
4 12 (42.86%) Ethnography
4 12 (42.86%) Cognitive Psychology
5 11 (39.29%) Quantitative Research
5 11 (39.29%) Guerrilla Research
5 11 (39.29%) Actionable Customer Insight
5 11 (39.29%) Service Design
5 11 (39.29%) Qualitative Research
5 11 (39.29%) Human Factors
6 7 (25.00%) User Stories
6 7 (25.00%) Information Architecture
7 6 (21.43%) Axure RP
7 6 (21.43%) Wireframes
7 6 (21.43%) Marketing
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) Prototyping
9 4 (14.29%) HTML5
9 4 (14.29%) CSS3
9 4 (14.29%) jQuery
9 4 (14.29%) Advertising
9 4 (14.29%) CSS
9 4 (14.29%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme

Psychology
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Advertising
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (3.57%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) User Researcher
2 7 (25.00%) Designer
2 7 (25.00%) UX Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Digital User Researcher
3 4 (14.29%) Marketing Assistant
3 4 (14.29%) User Experience Researcher
4 2 (7.14%) Administration Assistant
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior UX Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Assistant
4 2 (7.14%) User Experience Architect
4 2 (7.14%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
1 4 (14.29%) CSS3
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) HTML5
1 4 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Usability Testing
3 14 (50.00%) Customer Insight
3 14 (50.00%) Market Research
4 12 (42.86%) Cognitive Psychology
4 12 (42.86%) Ethnography
5 11 (39.29%) Actionable Customer Insight
5 11 (39.29%) Guerrilla Research
5 11 (39.29%) Human Factors
5 11 (39.29%) Qualitative Research
5 11 (39.29%) Quantitative Research
5 11 (39.29%) Service Design
6 7 (25.00%) Information Architecture
6 7 (25.00%) User Stories
7 6 (21.43%) Wireframes
8 5 (17.86%) Prototyping
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 3 (10.71%) Analytics
11 2 (7.14%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) ClickTale
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